Industry & Technology

Solveig Roschier

06.11.2019

Data on CO2 emission reductions available from JRC

There is a lot of talk about reducing CO2 emissions but much less data available and used to back these discussions. The European Commission Joint Research Center JRC Ispra (Italy) air quality laboratory is an ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) Class 2 Atmospheric Station and it has been benchmarking the impact of policies on air quality and climate change for more than 30 years.

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General

Markus Klimscheffskij

04.11.2019

What are we voting on Globxit?

How come WeWork raises 13 billion dollars in a blitz for renovating real estates that it doesn’t even own, while the Green Climate Fund scrapes together just below 10 billion from leading economies of the world?

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Lauri Larvus

09.10.2019

Co-creating business value from sustainability

Global brand owners, retailers, industrial companies and their suppliers are growing their businesses through introducing sustainable and innovative solutions to the market – and they are doing it together. It is clear that more value for business and improved customer experience can be generated through sustainability.

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Kaisa Hietala

19.09.2019

Looked far, and the best was next to me – why I chose Gaia

I considered consulting, reviewed number of consulting companies globally, and found the best near to me. Gaia may look like a smallish Finnish company, but in fact it operates globally and embodies an unbelievable range of deep, science-based expertise in different fields. The same cannot be said about even the largest international consultancies.

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Lauri Larvus

03.06.2019

Circular Economy is a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

The transition to a low-carbon circular economy is taking place as we speak. The switch is truly and deeply needed. Last year, 1st of August marked the on which we had used the ecological resource budget for the whole year and exceeded Earth’s annual capacity to regenerate those resources.

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Pasi Rinne

16.05.2019

Katriina Juntunen Joins Gaia’s Board of Directors

The year 2018 was important and successful for Gaia. In addition to reforming the organization, Gaia had more than 200 customers and business consulting grew strongly. In 2019, Gaia is more robust and ready for growth. Katriina Juntunen brings along particular expertise in change management. This enables Gaia to further increase the impact of its services.

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Pasi Rinne

18.03.2019

Paula Tommila Starts as Senior Advisor

Sustainable business consulting in the emerging markets is one of the growing business areas of Gaia. Population growth, urbanization and climate change are paramount challenges and require quick scale up of sustainable solutions to generation of income opportunities, clean energy, water, food and safe infrastructure.

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Ulla Heinonen

04.03.2019

Vastuullisuus on valttikortti kasvuun ja parempaan bisnekseen (in Finnish)

Vastuullinen liiketoiminta on kannattavaa. Väitteen osoittavat todeksi useat viimeaikaiset tutkimukset ja kirjoitukset. Muun muassa Financial Timesissä ja Harvard Business Review:ssä nostetut tutkimukset osoittavat, että pitkällä aikavälillä vastuullisuus tuottaa kannattavuutta ja kasvua – sekä minimoimalla riskejä että luomalla avauksia oikeasti uudelle liiketoiminnalle.

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Developing Markets

Paula Tommila

22.01.2019

Large-scale agricultural production shapes productivity in Africa

When travelling across southern and eastern Africa, it is evident that farming is a critical livelihood for people, yet there is plenty of room for improvement in productivity and efficiency of land use. Together with global population growth and increasing consumption, sustainable ways for increasing agricultural production are desperately needed.

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